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Black Men's Health Summit 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
Price:
FREE - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  
Dates and Times:
August 11, 8:30AM-3:30PM
On August 11, 2014 a Black Men’s Health Summit is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York.

The event entitled, “A Way Out and A Way Up to Improve our Mental and Physical Health” is co-sponsored with community partners and the School of Public Health University at Albany.

Expert presenters will explore: Stigmas Associated with Black Men and Access to Care (Dr. Sidney Hankerson, Columbia University and Mr. Hakeem Rahim); Why the Mental and Physical Health Status of Black Men Lag Behind Other Groups (Dr. Alex Pietras, University at Albany); the Importance of the Affordable Care Act (Mr. Kelvin Sapp, NY State of Health, NYS Department of Health); the Relationship of One's Mental Health and Physical Health (Mr. Thurmon Myers, Retired, NYS Office for the Aging and Professor Dwight C. Williams, School of Public Health, University at Albany) and Spirituality and Coping in the 21st Century (Reverend Leonard Comithier, Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, Albany, New York).

This event is free and open to the public.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Williams at 518-402-0370.
Venue Information
Address:
405 Washington Avenue  
City:
Albany 
State:
NY 
Zip Code:
12206 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
518-463-7135 
Presenting Organization
Name:
School of Public Health and Community Partners
Telephone:
518-402-0370
Email Address:
Designation:
not-for-profit